Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 240316
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
116 PM CHST MON JUL 24 2017

WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.

A MONSOON TROUGH STRETCHES EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM LUZON THROUGH A
CIRCULATION CENTERED NORTHWEST OF KOROR AT 11N130E TO END SOUTHWEST
OF GUAM AT 9N143E. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING ACROSS PALAU BUT JUST SOUTH OF YAP...
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 13N130E TO 9N138E. CONVERGING SURFACE WINDS NEAR
A SURFACE HIGH SOUTHEAST OF THE MONSOON TROUGH ARE PRODUCING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK...SOUTH
OF A LINE FROM 2N137E TO 8N143E TO 4N152E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS TRIGGERING PATCHY SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS OVER KOSRAE AND THE MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 200 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 1N155E TO 6N165E TO 7N172E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE DATE LINE...EAST OF A LINE FROM EQ175E TO
11N176E.

A SUB-TROPICAL DISTURBANCE WEST OF IWO TO ISLAND AT 25N135E IS
GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF A LINE FROM
22N130E TO 19N134E TO 20N143E.

CONVERGING SURFACE WINDS ARE CREATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FROM SOUTH OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA EASTWARD TO NORTHEAST
OF WAKE ISLAND WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 21N153E TO 24N165E
TO 21N180.

$$

CHAN



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